Johnson & Johnson To Appeal Opioid Judgment in Oklahoma

Johnson & Johnson To Appeal Opioid Judgment in Oklahoma

New Brunswick, NJ…Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) and its Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies today announced they will appeal the $572 million civil judgment entered in Cleveland County District Court in the State of Oklahoma’s lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. The Company is confident it has strong grounds to appeal this decision. The judgment disregards the Company’s compliance […]

Breast Cancer Survivor Debbie Sellick Diagnosed at 41, Raising Awareness Ever Since

Breast Cancer Survivor Debbie Sellick Diagnosed at 41, Raising Awareness Ever Since

San Andreas, CA…Fifteen years ago Debbie Sellick had her first mammogram at the age of 41 – it revealed nearly Stage 3 breast cancer. Since then, she has dedicated herself to educating the community about the disease that almost killed her. She is one of the survivors playing a key role in the Oct. 24 […]

Adventist Health Sonora Welcomes Psychiatrist David Bohannon, DO

Sonora, CA…Adventist Health Sonora is pleased to welcome David Bohannon, DO, a psychiatrist who provides evaluations, medication management and treatment for numerous conditions including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and post-traumatic stress disorder. He provides outpatient care at Rural Health, treatment for inpatients receiving acute care at the hospital and consultations for long-term care residents […]

Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) and other Community Partners Raise Impact of Steps to Kick Cancer Awareness Luncheon

Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) and other Community Partners Raise Impact of Steps to Kick Cancer Awareness Luncheon

San Andreas, CA…The Oct. 24 Steps to Kick Cancer awareness event at Mark Twain Medical Center is the largest luncheon ever planned on the hospital campus – thanks to financial support from Sierra Pacific Industries, the Mark Twain Health Care District and the Calaveras Cancer Support Group Fund of the Calaveras Community Foundation. MTMC President […]

Mind Matters Clinic Celebrates Successful Fundraising Event!

Mind Matters Clinic Celebrates Successful Fundraising Event!

Murphys, CA…Mind Matters, a non-profit clinic located in Murphys that diagnoses and treats individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorders, ADD/ADHD, and learning disabilities, held its first annual fundraising concert “Music & Minds Matter” on June 22, 2019 at the Twisted Oak Winery in Vallecito. This successful event was well attended and raised over […]

Pink Shoes Kicking up Excitement for Steps to Kick Cancer Luncheon

Pink Shoes Kicking up Excitement for Steps to Kick Cancer Luncheon

San Andreas, CA…Pink shoes will be parading around Calaveras County prior to and at the Steps to Kick Cancer Luncheon on Oct. 24 at Mark Twain Medical Center. “Pink is the well known signature color for Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October,” notes Debbie Sellick, president of the Calaveras Cancer Support Group. “So we figure […]

Planned Parenthood to Leave Federal Birth Control & Reproductive Care Program

Planned Parenthood to Leave Federal Birth Control & Reproductive Care Program

Washington, CA…Today, Planned Parenthood Federation of America announced that the Trump administration, through an unethical and dangerous gag rule, has forced Planned Parenthood grantees out of Title X, the nation’s decades-old bipartisan program for affordable birth control and reproductive health care. Planned Parenthood health centers have been a part of the program since it was […]

Save the Date! Make Plans to Attend the 21st Annual Fall Family Health Fair!

Save the Date! Make Plans to Attend the 21st Annual Fall Family Health Fair!

San Andreas, CA…Our medical services are provided by highly trained, compassionate health care professionals who know that human kindness enables a more effective treatment and a quicker recovery. We help keep people healthy so they can enjoy a good life. We are what the next generation of excellent health care looks like in Calaveras County. […]

Building a Better Brain Program Starting in Sonora

Building a Better Brain Program Starting in Sonora

Sonora, CA…Many factors contribute to the rising risk of Alzheimer’s dementia. An estimated 20% to 30% of people in the United States have one or two copies of the APOE-e4 gene that increases risk for Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. More than 71% of adults in the U.S. are overweight or obese, according […]

Calaveras County Public Health Issues Heat Advisory to Residents

Calaveras County Public Health Issues Heat Advisory to Residents

San Andreas [August 13, 2019] – Calaveras County Health and Human Services Agency – Public Health Division issues a heat advisory for the County. Temperatures of 95 degrees or more will continue over the next several days. Dr. Kelaita, County Health Officer, stated, “Taking action now can prevent the possibility of heat-related illness. Some health […]

Calaveras County Says Oral Health Matters

Calaveras County Says Oral Health Matters

Calaveras County, California, August 13, 2019 — Calaveras Public Health is excited to announce the release of the Calaveras Oral Health Needs Assessment. The report tells the story of oral health in the county. The Calaveras Oral Health Program will use the needs assessment to direct the program to meet the oral health needs of […]

Your Invited to Spend the Day at Big Trees Fitness!

Your Invited to Spend the Day at Big Trees Fitness!

Arnold, CA…We Are Big Trees!! Our facility is a landmark in the Arnold, California area. We have recently refurbished the entire facility & opened the most complete fitness facility in Calaveras County. Come check us out. We feel you’ll see how reasonable our pricing is and want to join us. You are completely welcome to […]

Experts in Women’s Health and Kindness at Dignity Health & Mark Twain Medical Center

Experts in Women’s Health and Kindness at Dignity Health & Mark Twain Medical Center

San Andreas, CA…Our medical services are provided by highly trained, compassionate health care professionals who know that human kindness enables a more effective treatment and a quicker recovery. We help keep people healthy so they can enjoy a good life. We are what the next generation of excellent health care looks like in Calaveras County. […]

Experts in Women’s Health and Kindness at Dignity Health & Mark Twain Medical Center

Experts in Women’s Health and Kindness at Dignity Health & Mark Twain Medical Center

San Andreas, CA…Our medical services are provided by highly trained, compassionate health care professionals who know that human kindness enables a more effective treatment and a quicker recovery. We help keep people healthy so they can enjoy a good life. We are what the next generation of excellent health care looks like in Calaveras County. […]

Your Invited to Spend the Day at Big Trees Fitness!

Your Invited to Spend the Day at Big Trees Fitness!

Arnold, CA…We Are Big Trees!! Our facility is a landmark in the Arnold, California area. After a period of inactivity for several years, we have recently refurbished the entire facility, purchased tons of new equipment, trained and certified staff, and have opened the most complete fitness facility in Calaveras County. Come check us out. We […]

Motherlode Cruisers Give Back! Hospice of Amador & Calaveras Receive Proceeds from Annual Car Show

Motherlode Cruisers Give Back!  Hospice of Amador & Calaveras Receive Proceeds from Annual Car Show

Jackson, CA…The Motherlode Cruisers again packed Historic Main St. in Jackson for their annual vintage car show on May 18. This year’s event showcased painstakingly restored vintage cars, including roadsters, sedans, muscle cars and more. As in past years, this year’s event included vendor booth with arts & crafts, live music and a raffle, making […]

Tina Macuha Headlines ‘Steps to Kick Cancer’ Luncheon on Oct. 24th at Mark Twain Medical Center

Tina Macuha Headlines ‘Steps to Kick Cancer’ Luncheon on Oct. 24th at Mark Twain Medical Center

San Andreas, CA…Breast cancer survivor Tina Macuha, one of the Sacramento region’s most popular television personalities, will headline the Oct. 24 Steps to Kick Cancer Luncheon presented by Mark Twain Medical Center. It will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in a tented pavilion on the hospital grounds. Tina has appeared on the […]

California E-coli Cases: Local Prevention Measures From Amador Public Health

California E-coli Cases: Local Prevention Measures From Amador Public Health

Sutter Creek, CA – Recent confirmed cases of illness underscore the importance of practicing prevention measures when interacting with animals at county and state fairs. Seven cases of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli developed in children after visiting the San Diego California county fair livestock barns. Two children were hospitalized and one has died. “The death […]